The Nassau County Police Department reports the arrest of a Hempstead man for Driving While Intoxicated that occurred on Saturday, September 15, 2018 at 8:50 p.m. in New Cassel.
According to police, units responded to a call for an auto accident with an overturned vehicle at Union Ave. and Linden St. Upon arrival, officers noticed a 4-car accident with one vehicle overturned. The overturned vehicle, a black 2013 Nissan, was driven by the defendant, Ronald Tarry, 71, of 150 Washington St.
Tarry had to be cut from the driver’s seat by officers. While being interviewed, it was discovered that the defendant had bloodshot eyes, was unsteady on his feet and had a strong odor of alcohol on his breath. The defendant was placed under arrest without incident and transported to a local hospital for evaluation.
The driver of a second vehicle was transported to a local hospital for treatment of back and neck pain. The other two cars involved in the accident were parked.
Ronald Tarry is charged with Driving While Intoxicated. He will be arraigned when medically practical.
Details by: Public Information Office 09/16/18/0130/8751